In your career, let’s prove what’s possible.

At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Director, Global Talent Management

Date:  Jul 11, 2024

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  182941
Worker Category:  Virtual Flex

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of


The Global Human Resources Group operates on the understanding that our people are our most valuable assets. They think globally to optimize our workforce, integrate our Core Values into everything we do, and deliver the HR solutions to enhance the employee experience and enable future growth.


The Impact You’ll Make

Planning, development, implementation, administration, and budgeting of most or all of the following human resource functions: compensation, benefits, employment, employee relations, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, organizational development, HRIS, training, health and safety services programs and company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Advises company management in personnel policy and program matters, making or recommending appropriate decisions as consistent with strategic direction.

What You’ll Do


Lam Research seeks to recruit an accomplished Human Resources executive with a strong background in Talent Management, including Executive Talent Management, Succession Planning and Organizational Development. This is a great opportunity for a leader to help develop, implement, and strengthen the talent management function at Lam Research. This is a critical, highly visible leadership role reporting to the Vice President Global Integrated Talent Management.

The successful candidate will possess a strategic as well as operational mindset and have experience developing and implementing a global talent management strategy. This leader will oversee the end-to-end talent assessment, organization assessment and succession planning processes, in addition to leading developmental programs for key talent pools.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Understand the company’s strategy, identify enterprise-wide talent management needs, and develop methodologies to develop and retain internal Lam talent
  • Drives the executive talent management process including talent assessment, succession planning and high touch talent development for key critical roles
  • Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of the development programs in terms of substance, impact, cost and end results. Provide performance measures to evaluate effectiveness to drive strategic process improvements across the talent management function
  • Provide regular management reports summarizing progress towards key metrics and identify trends that have an impact on the business
  • Engage key stakeholders to ensure that there is consistency of standards and approach to assessing and developing talent at Lam Research
  • Lead, coach and communicate effectively to build strong partner relationships to successfully manage performance of global talent management team. Establish effective working relationships with the regional talent management team members and provide guidance to business leadership on successful succession and development strategies
  • Partner with HR and the Global Head of Talent Acquisition to align executive recruitment with the succession planning and bench strength development efforts
  • Be a significant contributor to the Global HR Leadership Team through effective partnering to drive business growth
  • Fremont SF Bay Area location will be considered

Who We’re Looking For

  •  Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • The ideal candidate will have 10-plus years of human resources experience with significant experience (8-10-plus years) in managing a talent management function in a medium to large sized global organization. Experience in broad learning and development is a plus, but emphasis is placed on executive talent management, succession planning and talent management architecture
  • Experience working in highly complex technology industry; experience in the semiconductor industry experience is preferable
  • Experience leading a Global Talent Management function bringing together various regions into a cohesive approach; experience in Asia preferred
  • Prowess handling multiple projects, prioritizing and acting with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent customer relationship management and consultation skills, including influencing and collaboration.
  • Demonstrated success developing and implementing talent management strategies and C-level engagement on talent strategies. 
  • A creative, strategic thinker who challenges the status quo and fosters unique, but practical approaches to talent management taking into account best practices
  • Be coachable and open to embracing new ways of doing things
  • Outstanding communication skills and teamwork
  • Understanding how to balance strategy and business acumen to best invest resources and maximize impact 
  • An empowered self-starter able to work without significant oversight and follow through to impactful execution with both high touch programs and scalable data driven solutions
  • Must be a US Resident

Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

Our Perks and Benefits


At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at 

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